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Title:The Neptune File; A Story of Astronomical Rivalry and the Pioneers of Planet Hunting
Price:AUD$19.80 (about USD$15.10)
Item ID:SB00-0106645
Publisher:Walker & Company, New York, 2000
Dust Jacket:Good
Walker & Company, 2000, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

445 g.; XIV, 242 pages, last two pages blank, preface by author, acknowledgements, notes, sources and index. Black coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with contemporary black-and-white drawings, cartoons and illustrations, and the occasional line drawing. Green coloured boards with silver titles to the backstrip. A little rubbing to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and to the lower book corners. A few marks to the front fore edge of the book panel. Illustrated dustwrapper, being a metallic blue and black image of Neptune, with white titles to the front panel and white and black titles to the backstrip. A little rubbing and creasing to the top and bottom dustwrapper edges but the major fault is significant rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. A history of the discovery of the planet Neptune. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History ; Astronomy; 19th Century ; ISBN: 0802713637. ISBN/EAN: 9780802713636. Inventory No: 0106645.
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